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Frontis. portrait (plate) of Thomas Mace signed: Hen. Cook pinx. W. Faithorne sculp
Topics: Music, Music, Church music, Lute, Stringed instruments, Viol
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Topic: genealogy
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Wood, J. Muir
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For voice and piano
Topic: Songs, English
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Title vignettes
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert. 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
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Paged continuously. Engraved throughout
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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P. xv misbound
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Playford, Henry, b. 1657; Playford, John, 1623-1686?. English dancing master
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Includes tunes followed by directions for each dance
Topics: Country-dances, Dance music, Dance, Violin music
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topics: Songs, Scots, Songs, Scots
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"A selection of standard music, songs, duets, glees ... and articles in musical and general literature."
Topic: Songs, English
Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert. 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
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Paged continuously. Engraved throughout
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Clarke, Stephen, d. 1797; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Burns contributed 184 songs, wrote most of the prefaces to the different volumes, and may be said to have edited the work. The arrangements of the airs were prepared chiefly by Stephen Clarke. Cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 30, p. 16
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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A reissue of the Edinburgh 1862 ed
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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by Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland)
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Also issued as no. 43 of the publications of the Maitland Club
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by Parke, William Thomas; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Mostly for high voice and continuo (some for 2 voices & continuo); part for flute (i.e. recorder) at end of each song
Topics: Songs (High voice) with continuo, Songs, English
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Title vignettes
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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by Thomson, William, fl.1695-1753; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Dedication signed: William Thomson
Topic: Songs, Scottish
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Violin solo
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by Weekes, of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
With final four 'Explanation of the Scots words.' leaves
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by Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758
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A collection of pamphlets previously issued separately by Ramsay. The collection was probably first published in 1719 without a collective titlepage and subsequently re-issued in April? 1720 with prefatory material and a collective titlepage but little attempt at continuous pagination. In later issues in 1720, 1721 and 1722, all with same collective titlepage dated 1720, increasing efforts were made at continuous pagination as the work was extended with new poems and the constituent parts were...
Topics: English poetry, Scottish poetry
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by Royal Military Exhibition, 1890 (London); Day, C. R; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Violin solo
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Supplied title
With an additional, engraved, titlepage, and engraved frontispiece
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Clarke, Stephen, d. 1797; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Burns contributed 184 songs, wrote most of the prefaces to the different volumes, and may be said to have edited the work. The arrangements of the airs were prepared chiefly by Stephen Clarke. Cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 30, p. 16
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots
Mostly for high voice and continuo (some for 2 voices & continuo); part for flute (i.e. recorder) at end of each song
Topics: Songs (High voice) with continuo, Songs, English
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871
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First published in 1769 as 'Ancient and modern Scots songs'
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Ritson, Joseph, Antiquary; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
No pagination beyond the introduction
1762 re-issue with added third volume
Imprint of original: Printed in Aberdeen : by Iohn Forbes, and are to be sold at his printing-house above the meal-market at the sign of the Tovvns-Armes, 1682
Topic: Songs, English
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by Gilchrist, John, Editor of A Collection of Scottish Ballads, Tales and Songs
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Earlier edition has title: A collection of Scottish ballads, tales, and songs, ancient and modern
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL; Ritson, J; Johnson, J; Egerton, J
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Reissued in London in 1775 under the title: 'The buck's bottle campanion: .. With about two hundred toasts and sentiments'
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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by Scottish Songs; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Titlepages in red and black
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Titlepage in red and black
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by Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855; Twiss, Horace, 1787-1849; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Pl. no.: 156
Topic: Songs, Scots
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by Ritson, Joseph, Antiquary; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by McDonald, Daniel, fl. 1770 former owner. StEdNL; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Inscription inside back cover: Daniel McDonald his / Book May 10th. 1770 years / Bought of Charles [surname scratched out]
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Original published 1700 : London : Printed by William Pearson, for Henry Playford, 1700
A 19th century reprint from a broken set of the two issues of the 1719-20 edition. Vol. 1, 3-5 belong to the first issue; v. 2 and 6 to the second
Topic: Ballads, English
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by Hoffmann, F; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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No texts to the melodies included
Topics: Folk songs, Irish, Arranged, Folk music, Arranged, Music, Irish, Piano music
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Rights: National Library of Scotland holds full rights in this digital resource and agrees to license the resource under the Creative Commons License: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland.
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Published in parts
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by Gilchrist, John, Editor of A Collection of Scottish Ballads, Tales and Songs
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Earlier edition has title: A collection of Scottish ballads, tales, and songs, ancient and modern
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by Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929